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Separated Shoulder Anatomical Diagram
Conditions Treated

3 Grades of Separated Shoulder: Diagnosis and Treatment

When you hear about a separated shoulder, it’s really the AC joint that is separated, caused by a dislocation of the collar bone from the shoulder blade.

Plant-based diet - Eat the rainbow
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Advantage of a Plant-Based Diet: 3 Key Areas This Change Can Make an Impact

Some benefits of a plant-based diet:

Reduces inflammation thus decreasing your risk for developing chronic diseases
Contributes to healthy blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels

Contributes to lowering greenhouse gas emissions by not supporting the meat and dairy industries

Using Fluoroscopy Image Guidance with Injectionss
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4 Advantages of Using Image Guidance with Injections

At CHARM we use image guidance with injections. Injections into and around joints, nerves, ligaments and tendons can be done “blind” or with use of image guidance. Blind injections involves placement of a needle based on anatomical landmarks alone. The needle tip is assumed to be in the correct position with this technique, but strategy is very susceptible to error. To improve safety and accuracy of needle placement, physicians can use fluoroscopy, ultrasound or EMG for guided-injections.

Rotator Cuff Injury and Shoulder Pain
Conditions Treated

Rotator Cuff Injury Over 40: Promising Non-Surgical Treatments

Shoulder pain caused by rotator cuff injury is a common problem, one that usually worsens over time and can impair many sports and daily activities. People over 40 tend to have more rotator cuff tendon injuries and tears, and with increased age, the healing of tendon injuries is less vigorous.

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